Jess Clarke

April 18, 7:30pm —Third Thursday Storytelling

Radio Reimagine and Joyful Raven Studios present THIRD THURSDAY Storytelling and more… Stories, poems, and songs of liberation, resilience and joy. April 18, 2024, 7:30 pm Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave. Berkeley, CA 94710. Featured Performers: AJ (Anthony Jefferson), Kelly Curry, Jess Clarke Open Mic: Dawn Edwards, Cesar CasaMayor, Margot Pepper Emcees:  Joyful Raven & Padmizeh Advance…

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March 21 Storytelling and more

Radio Reimagine and Joyful Raven Studios present THIRD THURSDAY Storytelling and more… Stories, poems, and songs of liberation, resilience and joy. March 21, 2024, 7:30 pm Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave. Berkeley, CA 94710. Featured Performers: Jess Clarke: War Criminal Robyn DeGuzman: Enough Jen Rhee: Kimchi Kelly Curry & Robin Lewis: Vocals and guitar Joyful Raven —…

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Freedom Voices offers books for sale at Barnes and Noble

Freedom Voices offers titles at Barnes and Noble. Stories from El Barrio by Piri Thomas Paperback $19.95 QUICK ADD Muslim American Writers at… by Valerie Behiery (Editor), Kitty Costello (Editor), Hanan Hazime (Editor) Paperback $22.50 Mujeres Mágicas – Domestic… by Las Malcriadas, Karina Muñiz-Pagán (Editor), Argelia Muñoz Larroa (Editor) Paperback $20.00 Until the Streets of the…

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Bio: Jess Clarke

Jess Clarke is a writer, performer, and organizer from Oakland, California. They’ve been on the frontlines and in the back offices of justice struggles for the last half-century. From organizing a cultural center in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in the 1980’s, doing solidarity with the Zapatistas in the 90s, editing Race, Poverty & the Environment in…

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Mother from Another…

“Mother from Another…” is a story from Jess Clarke’s grand opus, “Imagining Liberation.” This episode takes place in Mendocino, California in 1970. The narrator is 13 years old. Listen to the audio above or check out the video below. Imagining Liberation follows a nonbinary Irish-Catholic kid through the permutations of their identity through the decades. The…

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San Bernardino Groups Take on Warehouse Pollution

“These diesel trucks are going to go in our neighborhoods, regardless if you’re in Bloomington, Jurupa Valley, Fontana.

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Fresno Residents Choking on Amazon’s Dust

An  interview by Jess Clarke with Leo Martinez Macias and Ashley Werner

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Radical Visions, Possible Worlds

A panel discussion with Grace Lee Boggs and Immanuel Wallerstein Moderated by Scott Kurashige

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The Lie of Growth and the Power of the Small— Vandana Shiva and Gopal Dayaneni

  “The growing “bio-economy” is based on control, manipulation and commodification of life… things like microbial factories that are producing industrial food products, that will make fuels and pharmaceuticals, seeds and now even species.” —Gopal Dayaneni

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